Knowledge Identifier: !British_Academy_of_Film_and_Television_Arts
Category: Movies & TV
Activity starting in 1947.
Countries: United Kingdom (48%), United States (18%), (11%)
Linked to: TVGN, YouTube, Laika
The "'Guild of Television Producers and Directors"' was set up in 1953 with the first awards ceremony in October 1954, and in 1958 merged with the British Film Academy to form the "'Society of Film and Television Arts"', whose inaugural meeting was held at Buckingham Palace and presided over by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Windom's Way - It was nominated for four British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards in 1958
Maggie Smith - One of Smith's earliest acting citations was as nominee for Most Promising Newcomer to Film of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for "Nowhere To Go" in 1958
Don't Look Now - Extras include an introduction by film journalist Alan Jones, an audio commentary by director Nicolas Roeg, a retrospective documentary featurette , an extract from a 1980s documentary about Roeg , and interviews with Donald Sutherland, composer Pino Donaggio , scriptwriter Allan Scott, cinematographer Anthony Richmond and film director Danny Boyle, as well as a "compressed" version of the film made by Boyle for a BAFTA tribute
Jerzy Kosinski - British Academy of Film and Television Arts - The film won the 1981 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Screenplay *award, as well as the 1980 Writers Guild of America *award for Best Comedy Adapted from Another Medium
James Guthrie (record producer) - Guthrie received a British Academy of Film and Television Arts *award for Best Film Sound in 1982 for his work on the film,
Blade Runner - Despite being well received by fans and critically acclaimed and nominated in 1983 for a BAFTA and Golden Globe as best original score, and the promise of a soundtrack album from Polydor Records in the end titles of the film, the release of the official soundtrack recording was delayed for over a decade
Since 1989, BAFTA has continued to specifically champion the film, television and game industries in Scotland by celebrating excellence, championing new Scottish talent and reaching out to the public
Since they began in 1996, the annual New Talent awards highlight the creativity that exists in Scotland by recognising and rewarding talented individuals who have started to work in the film, television and games industries
Oliver Knussen - He was married to Sue Knussen, a US-born producer and director of music programmes for BBC television and for the UK's Channel 4 – for which she made "Leaving Home", an introduction to 20th century music presented by Simon Rattle in a series of seven one-hour programmes, which won the 1996 BAFTA *award for "Best Arts Series"
Orange (telecommunications) - Orange has been an official partner of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards since 1997
Richard Johnson (actor) - He was appointed to the Council of RADA in 2000, and has served as a Council Member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in the 1970s
Joel Hopkins - He won 2002's British Academy of Film and Television Arts Carl Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer, as well as a number of other awards at film festivals where the film was screened
Back to the Future Part II - The film won the Saturn *award for Best Special Effects and a BAFTA Film *award for Ken Ralston, the special effects supervisor, an Internet-voted 2003 AOL Movies DVD Premiere *award for the trilogy DVDs, a Golden Screen *award, a Young Artist *award, and the Blimp *awards for Favorite Movie Actor , and Favorite Movie Actress at the 1990 Kids' Choice *awards
Jonathan Ross - For the chat show, Ross won three British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards for Best Entertainment Performance, in 2004, 2006 and 2007
John Barry (composer) - He was made a Fellow of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2005
Jesper Kyd - It was awarded Best Original Music by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at the 2005 BAFTA Games Awards and won Best Cinematic / Cut-Scene Audio at the 2005 G.A.N.G. Awards
The Devil Wears Prada (film) - The following day, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced its 2006 nominations; Blunt, Field, McKenna and Streep were all among the nominees, as were makeup artist and hairstylists Nicki Ledermann and Angel de Angelis
Will Wright (game designer) - In 2007 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awarded him a fellowship, the first given to a game designer
Anthony Hopkins - Hopkins became a Fellow of the !British_Academy_of_Film_and_Television_Arts at the Orange British Academy Film Awards in February 2008.
Gemma Arterton - In 2011, Arterton was nominated twice by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for her performances in "Tamara Drewe" and "The Disappearance of Alice Creed"
Christopher Nolan - In 2011, Nolan received the Britannia *award for Artistic Excellence in Directing from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year *award from American Cinema Editors
Mass Effect (video game) - The sequel was a critical success and received multiple year-end *awards, including Game of the Year at the 2011 D.I.C.E. *awards and Best Game at the 2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards
BAFTA Los Angeles celebrated its 25th year in 2012
Aneel Ahmad - In 2012 Boy in the Tree was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts For Best short film
Aneel Ahmad - In 2012 his short film Boy In Tree was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts & In 2014 his short film Checkpost was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts
EE (telecommunications company) - On 14 November 2012 the company announced that the EE brand would replace the Orange brand as sponsor of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards in 2013
Jon Hare - In 2013 'Sensible Software 1986-1999' a biographical book about Sensible Software featuring extensive interviews with Hare, and numerous other Sensible members and game industry personalities, plus over 100 pages of artwork reproductions of much of Hare's earlier work as a game artist, was launched by independent book publisher ROM. Written by esteemed games journalist Gary Penn it was the first and, to date, 'only' book about the computer games industry to feature in the BAFTA library and archive in London
Kelly-Anne Lyons - The series is currently filming Series 2 after being nominated for Best Comedy at the 2013 Children's British Academy of Film and Television Arts *awards
Aneel Ahmad - In 2014 Checkpost was long listed for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts For Best short film
Since 2015, BAFTA has been offering scholarships for British citizens to study in China, vice versa
Nolan North - North will be honored at a special event hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts during Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018, where he will be given a Special *award for his "outstanding contribution to performance in games"